ElizabethDVD - 2007 | Widescreen ed
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Before Elizabeth II. Before VIctoria. There was Elizabeth I. Much like The Young Victoria, this one could be called The Young Elizabeth, since it is also a look at the life of the young, fledgling royal who is coping with the daily life of being a monarch at such a young age. By far the best ... Read More »
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Lord Robert Dudley (to Elizabeth): "Remember who you are. Do not be afraid of them."
Queen Mary: "They say this cancer will make you queen, but they are wrong. Look there, that is your death warrant. All I need do is sign it." Elizabeth: "Mary, if you sign that paper you will be murdering your own sister."
Queen Mary: "When I look at you I see nothing of the king, only that whore, your mother. My father never did anything so well as to cut off her head." Elizabeth: "Your Majesty forgets he was also my father."
Elizabeth: "When I am queen, I promise... to act as my conscience dictates." Queen Mary: "Well do not think to be queen at all!"
Bishop #1: "Madam, by this act... by this act, you force us to relinquish our allegiance to the Holy Father." Queen Elizabeth I: "How can I force you, Your Grace? I am 'a woman'. ...I have no desire to make windows into men's souls. I simply ask, can any man, in truth, serve two masters, and be faithful to both?" Bishop #2: "Madam, this - this is heresy!" Queen Elizabeth I: "No, Your Grace, this is... common sense. ...Which is a most English virtue."
Sir William Cecil, Lord Burghley: "Forgive me, Madam, but you are only a woman..." Queen Elizabeth I: "I may be a woman, Sir William, but if I choose I have the heart of a man! I am my father's daughter, and I am not afraid of anything."
Sir Francis Walsingham: "Your Grace is arrested. You must go with these men to the Tower." Duke of Norfolk: "I must do nothing by your orders. I am Norfolk!" Sir Francis Walsingham: "You were Norfolk. (shows him his own signature on the treasonous letter from Rome) The dead have no titles."
Duke of Norfolk: "So cut off my head… and make me a martyr. The people will always remember it." Sir Francis Walsingham: "No... they will forget."
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